Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

Algorithms in decision-making inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Accepting written submissions.

Scope of the inquiry

This inquiry examines the increasing use of algorithms in public and business decision making. It assesses how algorithms are formulated, the scope for error or correction and the impact they may have individuals—and their ability to understand or challenge that decision.

The Committee continues the previous Committee's inquiry, taking forward the evidence it received previously.

Terms of reference: Algorithms in decision-making Send a written submission

Latest evidence

  • 14 Nov 2017 - Algorithms in decision-making - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF358 KB) HC 351 | Published 20 Nov 2017

    Evidence given by Hetan Shah, Executive Director, Royal Statistical Society, Professor Nick Jennings, Royal Academy of Engineering, Dr Adrian Weller, Turing Fellow, Alan Turing Institute, and Professor Louise Amoore, Durham University; Silkie Carlo, Senior Advocacy Officer, Liberty, Dr Sandra Wachter, Lawyer and Researcher in Data Ethics, AI, and Robotics at the Oxford Internet Institute, and Dr Pavel Klimov, Chair of the Law Society’s Technology and the Law Group

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